Helena Bonham Carter Cast in Disney’s Cinderella

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This Just in……… even though Cinderella may be a little light for us, we thought we show good faith and report it anyways Helena Bonham Carter has been cast as the fairy godmother in Disney’s upcoming live-action feature Cinderella, directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh. Previously announced casting includes Cate Blanchett as the wicked stepmother, Lily James in the title role and Richard Madden as the prince.

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Film Review: Big Fish (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: A son tries to learn more about his dying father by reliving stories and myths he told about his life. REVIEW: Tim Burton has a knack for creating compelling films. Big Fish” takes something as simple as a metaphor “the fish that got away” and gives life to a feature full of fantasy, comedy and quirky “fish tales”. The film was noted as being based on a 1998 novel of the same name by … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark Shadows (2012)

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SYNOPSIS:  An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection. REVIEW: Sadly I am old enough to remember watching “Dark Shadows” when it originally aired on daytime TV. I wasn’t a real fan of it but my mother was & I would come home from school to find her watching it. I watched along with her every so often but … Continue reading

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‘Dark Shadows’ already sending mixed signals

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Dark Shadows is another franchise just around the corner featuring its rather illustrious ensemble waiting to hit theatres. Though it sounds like Helena Bonham Carter has some doubts about how it will be recieved. In this quote that comes directly from a British Academy of film clip you can read her response “This is a thing he raced home to see when he was about age 10, so it’s returning to his childhood roots of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Planet Of The Apes (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: “It is the year 2029: Astronaut Leo Davidson boards a pod cruiser on a Space Station for a routine reconnaissance mission. But an abrupt detour through a space-time wormhole lands him on a strange planet where talking apes rule over the human race. With the help of a sympathetic chimpanzee activist named Ari and a small band of human rebels, Leo leads the effort to evade the advancing Gorilla Army led by General Thade … Continue reading

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Film Review: Alice in Wonderland (2010)

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  SYNOPSIS: 19-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen’s reign of terror. REVIEW:  From the looks of the crowds gathering during premiere weekend, this one is sure to be a money maker…not to mention the fact that the extra fees for 3D put this as a pricey attendance for a family of 4. … Continue reading

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